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SJHH / Health Services/ Chest Program/ Pleural Nodules Clinic

Pleural Nodules Clinic

What this program does...

Pleural Nodules is an interdisciplinary clinic between Respirology and Thoracic Surgery that rapidly assesses, manages and follows patients with solitary or multiple pulmonary nodules.

How this program helps...

This program provides quick, appropriate and timely interdisciplinary assessment in cases of suspected lung cancer or metastatic spread to the lungs by a team of highly skilled Respirologists and Thoracic Surgeons.

Your Care Team

Physician:  Dr. J. Li
Nurses: Lorraine Martelli, Kathy Lubera
Clerical: Andrea McGuire

Contact

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
50 Charlton Ave. E.
Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
Hamilton, Ontario

Tel: 905-521-6190 or 1-877-801-4822
Fax: 905-540-6581 or 1-877-803-4422

Email: lungDAP@stjoes.ca

Click here to access the LDAP page. 

Referral Process

Family doctors and specialists complete a referral by downloading the referral form here.

A referral can also be made by calling or sending a fax to the LDAP clinic (contact information provided above).

Preparing for Your Visit

Please bring a copy of all imaging (i.e. CT scan) on a disc to your first appointment and a list of all medications that you are currently using.

We ask that you do not bring any valuables with you as the hospital cannot be responsible for lost or stolen personal items. 

Maps and Directions

Entering through the Charlton St. Main entrance the Firestone Clinic is located to the right on the main floor of the Juravinski Innovation Tower close Tim Horton’s

Please click here for maps and directions to our Charlton Campus.

Registration Procedures

Please enter FIRH Level 1 and take a number and please be seated until your number is called.

After Your Visit

You will be told of the plan for follow-up and an appointment will be booked for you.  If your condition changes, please contact your family doctor or the clinic for support.